Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert was the keynote speaker for U.S. Navy Surgeon General change of command ceremony Nov 18, 2011. he detailed many of outgoing Surgeon General, VADM Adam Robinson's achievements. According to Greenert, Robinson will leave a lasting legacy including the development of a new comprehensive care model focused on patient and family-centered care that expertly balanced the dual mission of providing readiness for thousands of Sailors and Marines deployed... Topic: BUMED
Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, the newly appointed 37th Navy Surgeon General provides an overview of his vision for the future of Navy medicine during his remarks at the Navy Surgeon General Change of Command ceremony Nov 18, 2011 where he assumed the job as the top uniformed medical professional for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. His remarks include a focus on warfighter support, taking care of the caregiver, readiness, harnessing information management systems and joint operations. Topic: BUMED
By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs."After nearly four decades and 13 different positions in civil service, Jerry LaCamera, SES, retired from the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), is leaving behind a legacy of dedicated service and contributions." Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine magazine
"NAVY MEDICINE ALMANAC is the annual professional magazine of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Its purpose is to educate its readers on Navy Medicine missions and programs. This magazine will also enhance reader awareness of the increasing relevance of Navy Medicine in and for our nation’s defense." Topics: Navy Medicine Magazine, BUMED
The REACH program is one of Navy Medicine's initiatives to recruit and employ wounded warriors into civil service medical positions. The program is for Sailors who are expected to receive a 30 percent or greater disability rating after going through the medical board process and who are committed to pursuing a career in health care. Topics: BUMED NMC Portsmouth, veterans
The organization consists of the Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, the deputy chief, special assistants, the council of corps chiefs and directors, assistant chiefs, and divisions. Numerical designators are assigned to those organizational entities; for example, 00, 09, 01, 02, 03. a. Underlying the structure depicted in this manual are the concepts of military command, primary support, and technical support. Military command is the authorized direction exercised over activities of the... Topics: BUMED, military medicine
Healthcare is an issue where we can't afford any lapses of opportunities for improvement in any areas; safety, access, quality. Navy Medicine is committed to continual self-improvement, continual self-survey and continual self -inspection. Topics: navy medicine, Bumed
"Cmdr. Hassan Tetteh, physician health policy advisor and lead of the futures and innovation team at U.S. Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) said, “innovation is simply making connections; having the right idea for the right people at the right time.”" Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery."One of my top priorities since becoming the Navy Surgeon General last November is to ensure that Navy Medicine is strategically aligned with the imperatives and priorities of the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations and Commandant of the Marine Corps." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, BUMED
By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General."To my BUMED staff, many of you have dedicated years working for this command and I want you to know, you will still work for BUMED even after June 1 whether at the new building in Falls Church or at our BUMED detachment at Skyline. Some things will change with our move, but that will not. The Defense Health Headquarters is not an entity, it is simply a building." Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery."The effects of possible sequestration, possibly coupled with a continuing resolution (no budget changes or new program starts from previous years), are on all our minds. I want to assure you that your senior leaders are completely engaged in looking at the dynamics and the toll on mission and people should these scenarios develop; however, we have reached a point where we must begin... Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery."It is with tremendous pride and excitement that I begin my very first blog entry for Navy Medicine’s new blog. Our hope is that this openforum will serve to inform and generate lively discussion across all our external and internal stakeholders around the world. As I completemy last year as the Navy’s Surgeon General, I’d like to look back on our recent accomplishments and... Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
THE principal divisions of the Medical Department of the Navy are:Medical CorpsDental CorpsPharmacistsNurse CorpsHospital CorpsThe Bureau of Medicine and Surgery is the central administrative organization of the Medical Department. It is one of five bureaus established in the Navy Department by the Act of Congress of August 31, 1842.Excerpted from Surgical Clinics of North America. Topics: military medicine, naval medicine, BUMED
Created in 1970, the Ombudsman Program is designed to promote healthy, self-reliant families within the Navy. The command-operatedprogram intends to improve the communication between the commandand a Sailor’s family. Appointed by the commanding officer, the ombudsman is a volunteer acting as a link between the family and the command. For a family member, the command ombudsman is an invaluable resource. Tawsha Burkhart is the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) command ombudsman.... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, BUMED
By Shoshona Pilip-Florea, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs"U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, the flagship command for all of Navy and Marine Corps medicine, started relocating its staff May 30 from Washington, D.C., to Falls Church, Va., as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act of 2005." Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
"The U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) created and released a new “Dirty Jobs”-style informational show, Jan. 31. The episode released is part of a larger series, titled “Scrubbing In,” and is hosted by BUMED public affairs specialists who visit various commands across the Navy Medicine enterprise to showcase its vast capabilities." Topics: training, BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 70, No. 5 May 19791 From the Surgeon General2 Department RoundsComic Relief Down Under4 Notes and Announcements6 InterviewRADM Conder Retires9 FeaturesAdverse Health Effects of Smoking and the Occupational Environment10 BUMED Completes Reorganization18 Independent DutyAsbestos-Related DiseasesCDR J.J. Bellanca, MC, USN20 ProfessionalRoentgenographic Findings of Asbestos ExposureCAPT J.P. Smith, MG. USNCAPT C. W. Ochs, MC, USN (Ret.)24 Sampling for Airborne Asbestos... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, smoking, asbestos, asbestosis, BUMED
PLANNING FRAMEWORK FOR NAVY MEDICINE, VERSION 1.1OVERVIEW I · WHY DO HEALTH CARE PLANNING?A. INTRODUCTION. Health care planning is not a "new" discipline or a "new" focus for the Navy. Most of you learned the basic process as part of your baccalaureate and masters degree course work. The vast majority of you have always used a logical method for determining what health care services were needed by your beneficiary population and how best to provide those services. Both... Topics: BUMED, training manual, health care planning
By André B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian."With the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery’s departure from its Hilltop in Foggy Bottom this summer, we find ourselves saying good-bye to an old friend. Roland Hinton Perry’s bronze likeness of Dr. Benjamin Rush has stood watch for 108 years of Navy medical history from his limestone perch on the north side of this campus. He has seen the disestablishment of the Naval Museum of Hygiene in 1905, and the relocation of the Naval... Topics: Benjamin Rush, BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Veterans Day: The day we come together as a nation to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifice of our Veterans. It’s our chance to show our appreciation for the brave men and women who answered thecall to defend our freedom. Veterans are our relatives, our friends, our neighbors and our coworkers. Navy Medicine would like to thank the Veterans who are also our coworkers, and share what Veterans Day means to them. Topics: Veterans Day, BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Capt. Anne Diggs, chief of staff, Bureau of Medicine and SurgeryToday, we celebrate Veterans Day and I would like to take a few moments to discuss the significance and history behind what we have come to know as”Veterans Day”. Topics: Veterans Day, BUMED, Navy Medicine Live Blog
NAVMED 840INTRODUCTIONThe following instructions, based upon directives issued by the Secretary's Office, provide information needed by stenographers and typists in BuMed for preparing correspondence for the signature of SecNav, Unde'rSecNav, AstSecNav, or AstSecNavAir.Especial care is required in the preparation of such correspondence, and certain regulations as to usage, format. copies, and assembly must be followed.In order to assist stenographers and typists to prepare properly... Topics: BUMED, World War II, World War 2
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 74, No. 1 January-February 1983 1 Department Rounds MMART Team Supports Lebanon Deployment 4 Features Stress of Caring for Combat Casualties RADM F. T. Shea, NC, USN 9 Home of BUM ED: Where Medical College Left Off- The U.S. Naval Medical School and Naval Hospital 1902-1917 J.K. Herman 18 Interview Assignment on Ice HMCM C.A. Crocker, USN 26 Education and Training A New Approach to Corpsman Training CDR S.R. Armstrong, NC. USN (Ret.) A.M. Gottesman, Ed.D. L.E. Saltman,... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, BUMED, Lebanon, Polar exploration
byU.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Advisory Committee on Vital Statistics to the Surgeon General
EVALUATION OF THE VITAL STATISTICS FUNCTION OF THEBUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY, U. S. NAVYPrepared byAdvisory Committee on Vital Statistics to the Surgeon General, U. S. NavyCommittee Members:Louis I. Dublin, ChairmanHalbert L. DunnW. Thurber FalesArthur W. HedrichLowell J. ReedJanuary 17, 1944 Topics: BUMED, statistics, World War II, vital statistics
By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery."Jointness is paramount as we move toward a more collaborative and plugged-in world across the Military Health System. By partnering with our sister services and other federal health care institutions, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and our academic partners, we are becoming stronger. We’re building a better team together using the synergy of each of our... Topics: Millennium Cohort Study, Navy Entomology Center of Excellence, BUMED, training
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Yasmine T. Muhammad, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton."Representatives from the Women’s Health Office at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery presented lectures, power point presentations and hands-on training to providers from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP) and surrounding branch clinics for long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) training Oct. 28." Topics: NH Camp Pendleton, women's health, contraception, BUMED, Navy Medicine magazine
This edition of NAVMED-937 (Rev. 6-47) , BULLETIN OF BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY CIRCULAR LETTERS, is a compilation of all letters still in effect. The circular letter index contained herein lists all letters issued since July 1939 with a notation, as to their status. All letters issued prior to July 1939 have either been canceled , reissued at a later date, or included in the Manual of the Medical Department.Minor editorial changes have been made in the letters to correct references,delete... Topics: BUMED, World War II, World War 2, military medicine
Lecture on Navy Surgeon General Foltz (25 April 1810 – 12 April 1877) by Ludwig M. Deppisch, M.D. Foltz entered the Navy in 1831 and was Surgeon General from 1871-1872. N1526-08-0031 Topics: James Buchanan, BUMED, Navy medicine, history of medicine
By Force Master Chief Sherman Boss, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED). Boss is the 13th Force Master Chief of BUMED. He relieved Force Master Chief Laura Martinez, who served in the position since 2007, on Oct. 5, 2011. Topics: BUMED, Hospital Corps, Fleet Marine Force, Navy Medicine Live Blog
WASHINGTON OBSERVATIONS FOR 1871.-APPENDIX IV.The site was the home of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for most of the 20th century. Scanned from a photocopy. Topics: astronomy, Potomac Annex, U.S. Navy, BUMED, longitude, Transit of Venus
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 74, No. 2 March-April 19831 Department RoundsNavy Researchers Combat DiseaseHM2 M. Drake, USN3 FeaturesPreventive Medicine Aboard USS ScottCDR J.L. Frank Ill, USN8 Home of BUMED: Controversy and Transition 1917- 1942 (Conclusion)J.K. Herman19 ProfessionalProphylactic Administration of Benzathine Penicillin to Navy and Marine Corps RecruitsLT H.M. Ellis, MC, USNRLCDR J. R. Crabbe, MSC. USNHMC J.R. Sims, USNHMJ L.A. Pollock, USN24 Assessing Patients' Health Status With the... Topics: BUMED, Navy Medicine magazine, USS Scott, penicillin, dentistry
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 7 July 1982 1 Special Report Surgeon General Appears Before Congressional Committees 6 Department Rounds Corpsman Brightens Somers' Medical Department J02 G. Jochum, USN 9 Feature Home of BUMED: The Golden Age (Part Five) J.K. Herman 19 Professional Previous Lamaze Training as Reciprocal Inhibitor in Systematic Desensitization LCDR R.A. de Csipkes 22 Influenza Vaccination LT B. Hasty, MC, USNR 24 Education and Training Operational Readiness Course Trains Nurses... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, USS Somers, Hospital Corpsmen, BUMED, Naval Observatory, lamaze, influenza,...
A COMPREHENSIVE EXPERIMENT CONCERNING THE PERFORMANCE OF A SCIENTIFIC MISSION UNDER ISOLATED (SATURATED DIVING) CONDITIONS OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. CONDUCTED BY THE OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND, BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY, ELEMENTS OF THE U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET, AND OTHERS. Topics: BUMED, NASA, undersea exploration, SEALAB, underwater habitation, saturation diving, George Bond
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 9 September 1982 1 Features Cold Weather Operations: The Medical Department Perspective LT J.S. Hogerson, MSC. USN 7 Medical Facilities Update LCDR F.R. Tittmann, MSC, USN 14 Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain for Submarine Corpsmen LCDR D. C. Arthur, MC, USN 22 Home of BUMED: Miasmatic and Other Influences (Part Six) J.K. Herman 30 Professional A Case of Capgras Syndrome LT P. Giannandrea, MC, USNR W. Howell, Ph.D. 32 Education and Training... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Cold Weather Operations, submarine, hospital corpsmen, BUMED, Capgras, USS...
Interview with Jeanne (nee Brand) Billings--World War II Medical Historian at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, conducted by Jan K. Herman, BUMED Historian, North Bethesda, MD, 23 September 1992. Topics: Jeanne Brand, BUMED, World War 2, World War II, historian, oral history
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 9 September 1982 1 Features Cold Weather Operations: The Medical Department Perspective LT J.S. Hogerson, MSC. USN 7 Medical Facilities Update LCDR F.R. Tittmann, MSC, USN 14 Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain for Submarine Corpsmen LCDR D. C. Arthur, MC, USN 22 Home of BUMED: Miasmatic and Other Influences (Part Six) J.K. Herman 30 Professional A Case of Capgras Syndrome LT P. Giannandrea, MC, USNR W. Howell, Ph.D. 32 Education and Training... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Cold Weather, submarine, hospital corpsmen, BUMED, astronomy, USS...
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.3 May-June 1990 From the Surgeon General I Total Quality Management: Our New Culture 3 Tobacco Use in BUMED Activities Department Rounds 4 Flag Officer Selectees Features 8 NSGA Northwest "Hometown Doc" LCDR D. Wilbur, MSC, USNR 12 A Nurses' Wellness Clinic CDR D.D. Schafer, NC, USN LCDR J. G. Fry, NC, USN (Ret.) LCDR D.A. Vanlandingham, NC, USN LCDR D.K. Herterich, NC, USN LCDR P.A. Millington, NC, USN LT V.G. Stephens, NC, USN 14 Medical Coverage of the... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Physical Readiness Test, smoking, tobacco, BUMED, medicalheritagelibrary,...
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 4 April 1982 1 Department Rounds New Flag Officers 3 Features Hypothermia: Pathophysiology (Part Two) CDR D. C. Arthur, MC, USN 8 Medical Department Announces New Policy on Sickle Cell Trait CDR F.L. Jackson, MC, USN 10 Corpsmen Who Teach the Aviators J.K. Herman 16 SAC Addendum 18 Home of BUMED: The Gilliss Legacy (Part Three) J.K. Herman 25 Professional Hemodynamic Effects of Naloxone in Hemorrhagic Shock LT E.J. Otten, MC, USNR-R W.G. Barson, M.D. 29 Clinical... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Hypothermia, aviation medicine, Sickle Cell anemia, BUMED, Oceanography,...
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 80, No. 4 July-August 1989 From the Surgeon General 1 BUMED: "Back to the Future" From the Commander 3 Farewell Department Rounds 4 Recognizing Our Best- '89 Sailor of the Year L. Noland 6 Miracle Baby I Year Later J02 T. Begasse, USN Features 8 Medical Department Reorganization 10 Welcome Back BUMED J.K. Herman 16 40 Years of Navy Medical Entomology LCDR M.T. Wooster, MSC, USN 20 Treating the Enemy: Santiago, Cuba, 1898 R.A. Douglas 22 Payoffs of Navy Medicine:... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, medicalheritagelibrary, BUMED, Entomology, malaria, Spanish-American War,...
The Department of Defense’s (DOD) military health system (MHS), costingabout $16 billion annually, offers care to 8.2 million military and civilianbeneficiaries. The system has a dual role of medically supporting wartimedeployments—its readiness mission—while caring for active dutymembers, retirees, and their families in peacetime. The Army, Navy, andAir Force provide most of the system’s care through their own medicalcenters, hospitals, and clinics, totaling about 580 treatment... Topics: Tricare, BUMED, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval National Medical Center
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 81, No.6 November-December 1990 From the Surgeon General 1 A Continuing Commitment to GME Features 2 New Life for an Old Veteran R.A. Douglas 9 Any Navy Can Go To War Alone, But Staying There is Another Thing CAPT A.M. Smith. MC, USNR 17 Desert Survival: Shifting the Odds in Your Favor HMJ W.M. Yeager, USN Notes 16 Highlights From the Naval Medical Research and Development Command To the Editor 24 Letters from HM2 W. MacMillan, AVT ... HMI K. Gerber ... C.B. Philput, Ph.D. A... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, BUMED, medicalheritagelibrary, Hospital ship, USNS Sanctuary, Desert...
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 9 September 1982 1 Features Cold Weather Operations: The Medical Department Perspective LT J.S. Hogerson, MSC. USN 7 Medical Facilities Update LCDR F.R. Tittmann, MSC, USN 14 Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain for Submarine Corpsmen LCDR D. C. Arthur, MC, USN 22 Home of BUMED: Miasmatic and Other Influences (Part Six) J.K. Herman 30 Professional A Case of Capgras Syndrome LT P. Giannandrea, MC, USNR W. Howell, Ph.D. 32 Education and Training... Topics: Cold Weather Operations, Navy Medicine magazine, submarine, USS Yellowstone, BUMED, Capgras, Naval...
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 74, No. 2 March-April 1983 1 Department Rounds Navy Researchers Combat Disease HM2 M. Drake, USN 3 Features Preventive Medicine Aboard USS Scott CDR J.L. Frank Ill, USN 8 Home of BUMED: Controversy and Transition 1917-1942 (Conclusion) J.K. Herman 19 Professional Prophylactic Administration of Benzathine Penicillin to Navy and Marine Corps Recruits LT H.M. Ellis, MC, USNR LCDR J. R. Crabbe, MSC. USN HMC J.R. Sims, USN HMJ L.A. Pollock, USN 24 Assessing Patients' Health... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, USS Scott, BUMED, Washington DC, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2,...
U.S. NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 73, No. 2 February 1982 1 Department Rounds MEDCAP Aids Negrito Villagers HMJ M. Drake, USN 3 Features Focus on Family Advocacy: Spouse Abuse-Its Psychological Anatomy and Therapeutic Strategies (Conclusion) CDR E. Breger, MC, USNR 6 What to Do Until the DAS Arrives: The Education of a Non-Health Care Administrator LCDR S.A. Foxx, MSC, USN 9 Home of BUMED: Lighthouse of the Sky J.K. Herman 16 Deficit Spending LT W.K. Patton, MSC, USN (Ret.) 18 Professional A Dental... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Therapeutic Abortion, BUMED, oceanography, astronomy, navigation, Matthew...